Cal Poly student giving a Housing TourCampus Housing Tours

Updated: Sept. 6, 2018

Get an inside look at University Housing's Learning Community options in our 60-minute tour of campus residence halls. Cal Poly offers themed living environments where students with similar interests live and learn together: communities associated with each of the University's six colleges. Tours are led by Cal Poly student Housing Ambassadors.

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Housing Tour Schedule

Housing tours are held weekdays at 3 p.m. through Friday, Sept. 7. We will be switching to noon tours as of Monday, Sept. 24. There are no tours on academic holidays. Unless otherwise specified, tours depart from the Administration (Bldg. 1) flagpole and last approximately one hour. 

The Administration Building, (Bldg. 1) is located on the corner of Grand Avenue and North Perimeter Road.


  • Monday, Sept. 3: Tour canceled for Labor Day
  • Tuesday, Sept. 4 - Friday, Sept. 7: Housing tours begin at 3 p.m. daily
  • Monday, Sept. 10 - Friday, Sept. 21: Housing tours canceled for new student move-in
  • Monday, Sept. 24 - Friday, Sept. 28: Housing tours begin at noon daily


  • Tours depart at noon from the flagpole in front of the Administration Building (Bldg. 1)

Housing Ambassadors
Your tour will be led by a Cal Poly Student who has lived on campus.

Tour Map
This print-friendly campus map highlights campus housing and parking.

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